Definition of Blowflies

1. Noun. (plural of blowfly) ¹



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Definition of Blowflies

1. blowfly [n] - See also: blowfly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blowflies

blowbys
blowdart
blowdarts
blowdown
blowdowns
blowdryer
blowdryers
blowe
blowed
blower
blowers
blowest
bloweth
blowfish
blowfishes
blowflies (current term)
blowfly
blowfly strike
blowgun
blowguns
blowhard
blowhards
blowholes
blowhorn
blowier
blowies
blowiest
blowin'

Literary usage of Blowflies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1881)
"The blowflies, which had taken much more frequent liberties with the infectious specimens than any of their fellow-prisoners, showed not the slightest trace ..."

2. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1881)
"The blowflies, which had taken much more frequent liberties with the infectious specimens than any of their fellow-prisoners, showed not the slightest trace ..."

3. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Under experimental conditions Graham-Smith2 has produced infected blowflies by feeding the larvae on meat infected with spores of Bacillus anthracis. ..."

4. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The relative size of the three basal segments of the antennae varies in different genera, but usually, as in the blowflies, the house flies, and the tsetse, ..."

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